2008 Bench Bar Conference Civil Litigation Update


This compilation of the important cases, rule changes, and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law in 2008 was created by Attorney Daniel E. Cummins of the Scranton, Pennsylvania law firm of Foley, Cognetti, Comerford, Cimini & Cummins. This document was handed out to those who attended the 2008 Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Bench Bar Conference in October of 2008. Attorney Cummins presented an hour long CLE seminar on the same topic at the conference.

Included in this document are updates all across the board in civil litigation matters, including but not limited to, updates in automobile law, UIM/UM matters, insurance coverage matters, subrogation/lien law, premises liability law, products liability law, medical malpractice law, legal malpractice cases, state and federal rules of civil procedure, and important cases on Pennsylvania state and federal rules of evidence and civil procedure.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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